VOL. 127 | NO. 233 | Thursday, November 29, 2012
About a half hour before the ruling Tuesday, Nov. 27, by Memphis federal court Judge Samuel “Hardy” Mays in the municipal school district lawsuit, the chairman of the countywide school board called for his board and the school boards for the six suburban municipal school districts to get together.
Allie Cat Arts gallery provides variety of offerings and prices
When Nicole Phillippe, of Memphis, decided to take a leap of faith and open an art gallery, the first thing she did was break the rules.
Local homebuilders filed 89 percent more new home permits during October compared to October of last year.
Talk of several prominent employment law issues and challenges – with insight gleaned from leading national legal figures – will be part of next week’s daylong annual seminar of the Memphis Bar Association’s Labor & Employment Law Section.
MEMPHIS LAW TALK
With just more than a month under his belt as a practicing attorney, Brandon Pettes believes he is in the best place possible to begin his career and learn on the job with Glankler Brown PLLC.
I’m a sucker for a tale about justice and ethics, even if it involves football. Issues stemming from a now-weeks-old football game between the Wyoming Cowboys and the Air Force Academy Falcons have been in the news.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) – A Utah truck driver alleges FedEx fired him because of his Russian accent, even though he offered to appear before corporate higher–ups to demonstrate his English–speaking abilities.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The government should require fire suppression systems in all cargo containers or compartments of planes to prevent the kind of ferocious in-flight blazes that have killed four cargo pilots over the past six years, federal accident investigators said Wednesday.
WASHINGTON (AP) – A pickup in consumer spending and steady home sales helped lift economic growth in October and early November in most parts of the United States, according to a Federal Reserve survey released Wednesday. The one exception was the Northeast, which was slowed by Superstorm Sandy.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Obama administration put a temporary stop to new federal contracts with British oil company BP on Wednesday, citing the company's "lack of business integrity" and criminal proceedings stemming from the Deepwater Horizon disaster in 2010.
WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. sales of new homes fell slightly in October and September sales were slower than initially thought. The October sales pace was dragged lower by steep declines on the East Coast, partly related to Superstorm Sandy.